Vigorous Exercise, Team Sports Can Guard Teens Against Suicide

Suicide is one of the leading causes of death among teenagers in the U.S., ranking only behind accidental death and homicide. While any teenager can develop suicidal tendencies, certain individuals have higher risks than others. Current evidence indicates that regular participation in exercise or organized sports can significantly reduce an adolescent’s chances of thinking about…

Brain Abnormalities Found in Narcissists

Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is one of 10 personality-based conditions defined by the American Psychiatric Association as mental health disorders. People with NPD have a noted lack of ability to feel compassion or empathy, combined with a noted excess of self-regard. Current research indicates that these outward signs of a narcissistic personality are reflections of…

Yoga May Help Treat Mental Illness

In Western culture, we have understood the benefits of yoga for decades. It improves flexibility and balance and helps to tone muscles. Of course, practitioners of yoga have been around for thousands of years, not mere decades. What these people may have known for millennia, modern Western science is just now starting to prove. Yoga…